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June 9, 2014

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Grants will support not-for-profits addressing community-wide issues and needs in Marion County.

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May 14, 2014

CATEGORIES: Central Indiana Senior Fund, Grants

Revised funding process focuses on one grant window application window. Interested organizations must submit concept form by May 31.

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April 2, 2014

CATEGORIES: Legacy Fund, Grants, Research & News

Sheridan Fund Invests in Northwest Hamilton County

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March 26, 2014

CATEGORIES: Legacy Fund, Grants, Research & News

Four area students to receive Fund’s scholarships; Grants will address community-wide issues, support LINK Youth Council grantmaking.

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March 10, 2014

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants, Research & News

Community foundation’s website supports creating demand for the arts in central Indiana, features compelling content from professionals and collegiate journalists.

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March 6, 2014

CATEGORIES: Efroymson Family Fund, Grants, Research & News

The Rachel Cecile Efroymson endowed chair has been established at the Indiana University Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center with a $2 million gift from the Efroymson Family Fund.

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February 20, 2014

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Glick Fund

The Glick family is committed to improving educational outcomes and opportunities for kids in the far eastside, an area of Indianapolis where they have deep roots.

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December 10, 2013

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Grants, Research & News

Indianapolis' seven Centers for Working Families help low-income individuals regain their financial footing and put their families back in the black.

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November 13, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Glick Fund, Research & News, Grants

Financial support meant to transform arts, education, human needs and self-sufficiency

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November 11, 2013

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

With Test Changes Looming, Indianapolis Foundation Supports “Finish Your GED in 2013” Campaign.

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September 19, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Library Fund, Grants

The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, and the Foundation’s Library Fund awarded more than $1.1 million in grants and awards to 57 not-for-profits and libraries serving Marion County on September 10, 2013.

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September 12, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Over $1.8 million will be shared by 43 Indianapolis-area not-for-profits to stem violent crime.

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September 6, 2013

CATEGORIES: Inspiring Places, Grants

5x5: Indianapolis Arts and Innovation is coming to a close - let us know what you think!

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July 19, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Parkinson sufferers improve their mobility while they fight their disease at Rock Steady Boxing.

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July 16, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Community Impact, Grants, Research & News

Special funding will support City’s efforts to engage the community in finding short-term, low-cost solutions to stem this summer’s violent crimes.

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July 9, 2013

CATEGORIES: Central Indiana Senior Fund, Community Impact, Grants

Grants will support programs designed to secure and maintain basic needs including adequate access to nutrition, independence, education, engagement and healthier aging.

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June 13, 2013

CATEGORIES: Efroymson Family Fund, Grants

The fellows are being honored at a private reception on June 13 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. The recipients were among 265 artists who submitted applications.

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May 30, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Rock historian and IU Professor to discuss The Beatles’ White Album through Indiana Humanities event at iMOCA.

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April 30, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art gave little artists the chance to explore their creative abilities during spring break.

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April 22, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants

Funds will support summer programs, including arts, career exploration and employment, community service, sports and more.

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March 12, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation, The Glick Fund, Efroymson Family Fund

Ex-offenders turn trash to treasure – and turn over a new leaf – at Indianapolis’ nonprofit, RecycleForce.

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February 21, 2013

CATEGORIES: Efroymson Family Fund, Grants

With the Indy Food Fund's first-ever grant awards totaling $49,450 to eleven organizations undertaking transformative food projects across Marion County.

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February 6, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Glick Fund, Grants, Community Impact

Development experts suggest the Super Bowl was a healthy investment for Indianapolis. The Legacy Center shows how a super-sized investment in health can transform a community.

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January 31, 2013

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Hoosier inmates train service dogs -- and learn useful life skills -- through the Indiana Canine Assistant Network.

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January 29, 2013

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, The Glick Fund, Grants, Family Success

Expecting and parenting homeless teen mothers turn to Project Home Indy to build a better life for their children… and themselves.

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January 15, 2013

CATEGORIES: Efroymson Family Fund, Grants

Now in its 8th year, the Efroymson Family Fund will be awarding five $25,000 fellowships to Midwest Artists. Applications are due February 28, 2013.

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December 6, 2012

CATEGORIES: About CICF, Grants, Professional Advisors

In a season of shopping and sharing, CICF offers a Giving Catalog, an online resource designed to match donor passions with community needs.

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November 30, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Efroymson Family Fund, Grants, The Glick Fund

Day Nursery provides a powerful combination of high-impact early childhood care that advances education and day-care services that fit the demands of working families.

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November 27, 2012

CATEGORIES: Central Indiana Senior Fund, Community Impact, Grants

Seniors need healthy meals, and many need them at reduced costs. Concord Neighborhood Center’s Dynki Deli serves affordable dishes that hit the spot on Indianapolis’ near southside.

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October 30, 2012

CATEGORIES: Grants, Community Impact

Resources to help the millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

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October 10, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

The Foundation granted $4,982,607 in 2012, has awarded more than $196 million since 1924.

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August 22, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

The International Center of Indianapolis supports a world of cultural events designed to help international newcomers make Indianapolis their home.

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August 14, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Chronic absenteeism leads to higher drop-out rates and reduced educational achievement. If the Indiana Partnerships Center has its way, that’s about to change.

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August 9, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants, Inspiring Places

Now with a permanent home of their own, IndyFringe fosters creative theatrical experiences for local audiences year-round.

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July 31, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Family Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Southeast Community Services shifts its focus from emergency services to the wrap-around support that helps residents change their lives.

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July 24, 2012

CATEGORIES: Grants, The Glick Fund, The Indianapolis Foundation

Summer jobs for Keep Indianapolis Beautiful’s Youth Tree Team include watering and mulching trees in the parks – and learning to take pride in their city.

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July 19, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Glick Fund, Grants, Community Impact

Big Brothers Big Sisters turns to a management strategy popular with today’s manufacturers to build better mentoring matches with longer retention.

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July 12, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants, Inspiring Places

After eight years of planning, new sidewalks, trees and medians drive growth – and community engagement – in Irvington.

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July 11, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Efroymson Family Fund, The Glick Fund, Grants

New downtown bookstore set to open July 13 in Indianapolis with the goal of supporting Indy Reads' adult literacy work.

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June 28, 2012

CATEGORIES: Central Indiana Senior Fund, Community Impact, Grants

After lifetimes of contribution to community, more than half the seniors living in Indiana face food insecurity. “Cost-Saving Meal Options for Seniors” offers a list of area resources that address this challenge.

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June 7, 2012

CATEGORIES: Grants, Library Fund

Indianapolis history is now available for free online – thanks to an IUPUI University Library project.

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June 5, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Marian University teaches youth programs’ staff how to stop summer learning loss in Indianapolis.

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May 15, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Community Impact, Grants

Local girls use cardboard, hangers and masking tape to build a robotic arm – and possible career options – with help from Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis.

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May 1, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Funds will support summer programs, including arts, career exploration and employment, community service, sports and more.

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Day Nursery is a grant recipient.

April 19, 2012

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Library Fund, Grants

More than $332,000 in grants were awarded to nine not-for-profits and libraries serving Marion County

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April 17, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Latoya was a quiet seven-year-old when she started taking arts classes through the Indianapolis Art Center's ArtReach program in 2003. So how'd she end up teaching them?

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April 5, 2012

CATEGORIES: Family Success, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Low- to moderate-income taxpayers save money and don’t have to resort to predatory preparation services anymore.

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March 28, 2012

CATEGORIES: College Readiness & Success, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation, The Glick Fund

Central Indiana continues to struggle with unemployment and many workers face joblessness for the first time. Facing the challenge, libraries and WorkOne partner to provide local job hunters with knowledge, skill and hope for new work.

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March 26, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation, Inspiring Places

Like cities around the country, urban and community gardens are becoming increasingly popular in Indianapolis. Yet some soil in city neighborhoods contains toxic amounts of lead. An IUPUI scientist is working to make urban gardens safe.

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March 21, 2012

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, Family Success

24 million children and young adults in the United States are growing up without a caring father in their lives, and they're paying a high price. But with the help of Fathers and Families Center, some young men in Indianapolis are learning to become the fathers they never had.

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December 28, 2011

CATEGORIES: Family Success, Community Impact, The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

Project Home will be the only facility in all of Marion County that serves pregnant and homeless teenagers.

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December 15, 2011

CATEGORIES: Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

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December 6, 2011

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Library Fund, Grants

“Media Center Enrichment Grants” designed to spur collaborative teaching, aid English Language Learners, add “high-interest” materials to library collections, more

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November 16, 2011

CATEGORIES: The Glick Fund, Grants

The Glick Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF), has announced grants to 27 local organizations totaling $1.6 million. Grants range from $5,000 to $250,000 and include gifts to central Indiana not-for-profits with a focus in one of four areas: arts, education, human needs and the alleviation of suffering, and self-sufficiency and job skills.

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October 5, 2011

CATEGORIES: The Indianapolis Foundation, Grants

The Indianapolis Foundation, an affiliate of the Central Indiana Community Foundation, awarded more than $778,000 in grants to not-for-profits serving Marion County on September 16th, 2011 as part of its Community Fund and Library Fund grants programs.

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August 22, 2011

CATEGORY: Grants

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April 20, 2011

CATEGORIES: Grants, The Indianapolis Foundation

Funds will support summer programs, including arts, career exploration and employment, community service, sports and more

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March 15, 2011

CATEGORY: Grants

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January 12, 2011

CATEGORIES: Grants, Efroymson Family Fund

Inside INdiana Business mention of Efroymson Family Fund as major contributor to Gleaners' capital campaign.

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December 1, 2010

CATEGORIES: Grants, Community Impact, Efroymson Family Fund,

The Efroymson Contemporary Arts Fellowship awarded five artists from Indiana and Illinois $20,000 grants to help them continue their artistic development. The Fellowship, made possible by the Indianapolis-based Efroymson Family Fund, has distributed $600,000 to artists in six years.

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November 9, 2010

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants, Efroymson Family Fund

The Efroymson Family Fund, a fund of Central Indiana Community Foundation, and Jeremy Efroymson will donate $1 million to Butler University.

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September 21, 2010

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants

Over 1,300 additional Marion County eighth-grade students joined the Twenty-first Century Scholars Program as the result of the CICF Twenty-first Century Scholars Enrollment Challenge.

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August 4, 2010

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants

Research shows that all students lose some of what they’ve learned during the school year while they’re on summer vacation.

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May 12, 2010

CATEGORIES: , Community Impact, Grants

The Twenty-first Century Scholars program, established in 1990 by the State of Indiana, encourages low-income middle school students to prepare for post-secondary opportunities.

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April 26, 2010

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants

The Summer Youth Program Fund, a collaboration of 11 local and national funding partners and affiliate funds, announces grant awards of nearly $2.5 million, up from 2.2 million in 2009. These grant dollars will go to 161 organizations offering 189 programs proposing to serve more than 40,000 youth in Marion County this summer.

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April 20, 2009

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants

The Summer Youth Program Fund, a collaboration of 10 local partners and affiliate funds, announces grant awards of more than $2.2 million. These grant dollars will go to 150 organizations offering 176 programs proposing to serve more than 40,000 youth in Marion County this summer.

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December 9, 2008

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants

Partners launch awareness campaign to help neighbors in need deal with worsening economy.

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October 27, 2008

CATEGORIES: Grants, Community Impact

The Town of Arcadia Incorporation, in partnership with Hamilton County Convention and Visitors Bureau, recently received $20,000 from Legacy Fund, the community foundation serving Hamilton County, to support a revitalization of downtown Arcadia into an artisan area. It was one of ten local organizations selected by Legacy Fund in the third quarter grant round.

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September 9, 2008

CATEGORIES: Community Impact, Grants

Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) has made another financial commitment to education in central Indiana, this time to impact the lives of the 400 Indianapolis Public Schools’ (IPS) students attending New Tech High @ Arsenal Tech.

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